The Chinese attempt to mobilize the ethnic Koreans living in northeast China to return and serve North Korea in the war.
October 4, 1950
Cable, Zhou Enlai to Gao Gang, He Jinnian, and Ni Zhiliang
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Gao [Gang], He [Jinnian]; also inform Ambassador Ni [Zhiliang]:
Received the October 2 telegram. [Regarding] the issue of mobilization of drivers, try to mobilize as many Korean personnel in the Northeast as possible. The first group should be about 500 people. The Korean side is in charge of payment after confirmation, except to those who need a family allowance, which can be given by the Northeast according to the circumstances and reimbursed for the actual expenses in the future from the General Logistics Department of the Military Commission.
October 4 
Zhou Enlai gives instructions on the mobilization of Korean drivers in the northeast.
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